If You Didn't Know What This Was, Would You Know What This Is?
November 1 – December 6, 2008 Transformer Gallery Wed- Sat, 1-7pm during exhibitions. 1404 P Street, NW Washington, DC 20005 202-483-1102
Continuing our commitment to highlight the work of exceptional DC-based emerging artists, Transformer's 6th Annual DC Artist Solo Exhibition presents the work of Nilay Lawson in her first solo exhibition.
Questioning whether or not her artistic endeavors only truly exist in the conceptual form, when a project can actually be considered “finished”, and if the objects she creates are merely remainders of larger artistic production – Nilay’s painting, drawings, and mixed media installations featured in If You Didn't Know What This Was, Would You Know What This Is? document her obsessive consideration of objects and belongings used, consumed, and often discarded. Nilay stages artistic interventions throughout Transformer's project space to explore the seemingly banal issues of daily life and their broader implications on her art-making processes. About this exhibition, Nilay states, "It compiles many endeavors I have approached to date as an artist. I'm releasing the evidence of my art experiences." BmoreART said " For text-lovin' artists, this show is a must-see". Check out the floor! Amazing.